The catastrophic stupidity of allowing bureaucrats to run anything resembling a business venture becomes more obvious every time Amtrak crashes into the news. The latest appalling waste of our money involves an expansion that would cost (even before the inevitable overruns) a staggering $151 billion.
Amtrak president and CEO Joseph H. Boardman said: ‘We can worry about where the money is coming from, but we need to have a plan in place so when it does, we’re ready.’
Maybe Helicopter Ben should speed things up by adding a couple extra zeroes to the bills flying off his magic printing press.
On a tip from AC.